Navigating the Legal Changes and Practical Implications of China’s Amended Women's Protection Law

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On 16 March 2023, we hosted a webinar where our experts shared their insights and the best practices on the amended Law on Protection of the Rights and Interests of Females, by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress came into effect on 1 January 2023. This amendment is deemed to be the most comprehensive since its enactment – 30 years ago.

  • Gender-based discrimination in recruitment and hiring.
  • Special protection for female employees during employment (with a particular focus on individuals’ privacy and personal data protection within the existing legal framework).
  • Prevention and handling of sexual harassment in the workplace.
  • Employers’ obligation to prevent and stop domestic violence.
  • Enforcement of the amended law and relevant liabilities for breach of the law.